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New Zealand Travel & Tourism

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Christchurch Winter Activities 2020

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Christchurch is the gateway to the whole Canterbury region and is a great place to start your South Island journey. Here’s USAVE’s pick of activities and places to visit from Christchurch during winter.

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10 Best Auckland Cafes 2020

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Barista Making Coffee

Looking for the best café in Auckland for your next coffee, snack, brunch or lunch fix? As a city with so many excellent cafes and eateries it can be tricky to know just where to go – take it from the locals and find your next favourite café with our break down of the 10 (read more)

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Summer Activities Auckland 2020 – 2021

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Aerial View Over Waitemata Harbour

With beautiful sandy beaches, hot sunny days and water everywhere you turn, summertime in Auckland is simply the best time to get the most out of this amazing city. Explore the sights and sounds of New Zealand’s ‘city of sails’ and soak up some sun this summer in Auckland. Read on for our suggestions on (read more)

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Top 5 Things To Do In Mount Maunganui

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Mount Maunganui, or “The Mount” as its locally known, is located on a peninsula at the North Eastern tip of Tauranga, in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. Renowned for its picture perfect beaches and widely regarded as a coastal paradise, it is a well-known and very popular year-round holiday destination in New (read more)

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Road Trip Guide – Auckland To Rotorua

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Travelling New Zealand By Road

For anyone looking to spend some time enjoying a bit of the New Zealand countryside the unique rural and coastal scenery of the beautiful Bay of Plenty makes for the perfect road trip from Auckland. Travelling from Auckland to Rotorua by car is a great opportunity to get out of the city and experience a (read more)

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Queenstown And Southern Lakes Highlights

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

The Lonely Planet has named Queenstown and the Southern Lakes as number 8 in its top 10 places to visit in 2012, so head down to the region and discover why the area is so deserving of this endorsement. Check out our pick of the best destinations in the region and take your rental car on a road trip to explore at your own pace.

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10 Best New Zealand Summer Lakes

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Lake Matheson

With the hot days rolling in most of us will seek to cool off in the traditional Kiwi way and head to the nearest mass of water this summer. Droves of day trippers and holidaymakers head to the beaches, lakes and rivers around the country that offer up sun, swimming and relaxation at its best. (read more)

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Discover Canterbury – Small Farming Towns To Best Fishing Spots

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

A rental vehicle helps you access some of the trickier locations, and gives you all the space you need to bring your gear and your catch home with you.

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Road Trip Guide – Palmerston North To Rotorua

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Champagne Pool, Rotorua

The road from Palmerston North to Rotorua takes you through the very heart of New Zealand’s North Island and some of the best scenery in the Central North Island. There are lots of places to stop along the way to go for a walk, grab a bite, or explore small town New Zealand – the (read more)

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10 Things To Do In Dunedin

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Dunedin’s location on the east coast of the lower South Island makes it a superb base for a holiday or weekend tour. Here are some of the places to discover in your rental car while in the region.

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